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Patrick and the History of St. Patrick’s Day

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, when we celebrate his life and legacy. However, this celebration didn’t begin until 1631, almost 1200 years after his death.

A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

The English School in Marietta Georgia is Touching Lives and Sharing the Gospel

It began the size of a mustard seed, grew in favor and stature and multiplied in a small town in Cobb County, Georgia.The English School of First Baptist Church of Marietta was formed in 1971. It was a ministry consisting of five teachers and fifteen students, which grew over the years.

Reaching the Nepali Bhutanese in Harrisburg, PA

With the Nepali Bhutanese refugee community growing each year in the Harrisburg Pennsylvania area, Kevin Brown, Pastor of Lighthouse Church, prayed for years to see a way to reach them for Christ.

A Blueprint for Prayer: Three Personal Petitions

Martin Lloyd-Jones said, “Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God.” Jesus knew the importance of coming face to...

Why a House Church?

Soon, the Lord made it clear to Brittian that theirs was to be a House Church, modeled after God\'s commands from the New Testament.

Catholic Bishops of Florida Issue Statement on 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

TALLAHASSEE, FL (Jan. 16, 2019) – In a joint statement, Florida’s Catholic bishops continued an annual tradition of recognizing the Jan. 22, 1973, U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe...

App Sees Increase in Bible Engagement with 1 Million New Subscribers in 24 Hours

On the heels of setting New Year’s resolutions, the YouVersion Bible App posted a record-breaking number of new plan subscriptions last January 1st.

Weighing In On Death of John Allen Chau

As news cycles go, the death of young adventurer-missionary John Allen Chau is old news but it keeps coming to mind.

Oasis Hair Salon Celebrates 25 Years with Christmas Charity Event

There is nothing quite like the joyful gleam in a child’s eye when he receives a gift at Christmastime. But what about those who live in foster care or low-income families? What will Christmas be like for them?

‘Uninvited’ Book Review from the Beauties from Ashes Series

Sometimes we read books that touch our lives in a thoughtful or emotional way. Then there are books that really transform us; books that become a part of our souls and influence how we view the world.

Inspirational ‘Basketball or Nothing’ leads August streaming lineup

Sports movies have a special place in the American culture. Perhaps that’s because Americans naturally root for the underdog -- the subject of most sports...

Kendrick Brothers’ ‘Overcomer’ leads August family-friendly spotlight

I admit it. I cried during the first Kendrick Brothers movie I watched: the marriage-themed Fireproof (2008). I did the same during Courageous (2011), which spotlighted fatherhood, and War Room (2015), which focused on prayer.